Bigelow, Reitman discuss cinema at seventh annual festival in Hollywood

  By Alice Phillips Approximately 800 people attended the Film Festival last Friday at the Arclight Cinerama Dome to hear Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”) speak with Academy Award nominee Jason Reitman ’95 (“Up in the Air”) and to watch 17 student films ranging from animated films to narratives to music videos […]

White House recognizes sisters at volunteer event

By Annie Belfield Marni ’09 and Berni Barta ’10 listened to President George W. Bush’s “Remarks on Volunteering” speech at the White House Sept. 8. The Barta sisters received an invitation in recognition of Kid Flicks, an organization they founded to donate “movie libraries” to pediatric departments and children’s hospitals around the country. The Barta […]